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Ian Wright tells Manchester United what they must do with Marouane Fellaini Ian Wright tells Manchester United what they must do with Marouane Fellaini
- November 24, 2017

The situation surrounding his future has attracted attention from a number of clubs, with Arsenal and Besiktas having already been linked. But as reported by Le10 Sport (via the Metro ), Fellaini has held secret talks with the Ligue 1 high-fliers and has been offered a contract by the Parisians - but no salary has yet been agreed. (more...)
Adam Byrne set for Ireland debut against Argentina Adam Byrne set for Ireland debut against Argentina
- November 24, 2017

Schmidt gives Leinster wing Adam Byrne his Test debut, after a breakthrough season previous year ending a nightmare run of injuries which had seen him break a leg twice, against a Pumas side that destroyed Irish World Cup hopes in the 2015 quarter-finals. (more...)
Wenger: Giovanni van Bronckhorst should replace me at Arsenal Wenger: Giovanni van Bronckhorst should replace me at Arsenal
- November 24, 2017

The Frenchman is now the longest serving manager in British domestic football, holding the record with nearly ten years more than Exeter City's Paul Tisdale, who is second on the list. Now Feyenoord is struggling in Champions League and domestic campaign. Wenger is believed to be hugely impressed by what Van Bronckhorst has achieved with the appreciation being mutual. (more...)
West Ham Boss David Moyes Expects No Surprises From Leicester City West Ham Boss David Moyes Expects No Surprises From Leicester City
- November 24, 2017

West Ham now have the likes of Sam Byram, Jose Fonte and Javier Hernandez out injured, and Moyes can't afford further casualties in an already thin squad. Moyes last played Leicester when he was manager of Sunderland and saw his Black Cats side lose 2-0. He didn't put any extra pressure on me or try to complicate the game. (more...)
Sydney to spend $2 billion to demolish and rebuild two biggest stadiums Sydney to spend $2 billion to demolish and rebuild two biggest stadiums
- November 24, 2017

The NSWRL and NRL said no firm plan was in place for Origin in 2020 but it was expected to be played out of the SCG. South Sydney will likely use Western Sydney Stadium and Allianz Stadium while Canterbury are expected to play out of Parramatta and Belmore Oval. (more...)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar to get married Bhuvneshwar Kumar to get married
- November 24, 2017

The usually shy bowler called Nupur his "better half" on Instagram a month back. Meerut: Speedster Bhuvneshwar Kumar during his marriage with the childhood friend Nupur Nagar in Meerut. The marriage, however, will take place in Bhuvneshwar's hometown Meerut and it remains to be seen which Indian cricketers will be able to attend it since they the team is supposed to play 2nd Test against Sri Lanka in Nagpur on Friday. (more...)
AJ Styles Styles To Defend WWE Championship At Clash Of Champions AJ Styles Styles To Defend WWE Championship At Clash Of Champions
- November 24, 2017

A rematch between AJ Styles and Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship should be further set up tonight as well, possibly for SmackDown's Clash of Champions pay-per-view next month. At Survivor Series , WWE advertised a rematch between Mahal and Styles for Tuesday's episode of SmackDown , but the match appeared to be canceled at the last minute. (more...)
What should Everson Griffen name his newborn son? What should Everson Griffen name his newborn son?
- November 24, 2017

The Vikings were on the road against the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving day, so Griffen used his smartphone to watch his wife Tiffany give birth. And he celebrated by lifting his jersey to reveal a special message on his t-shirt underneath. (more...)
Giants' Sterling Shepard 'not feeling well,' misses practice | Injury report Giants' Sterling Shepard 'not feeling well,' misses practice | Injury report
- November 24, 2017

The Giants don't yet know what's wrong with Sterling Shepard . "Sterling is not feeling well". "They're taking a look at him, they're looking at all the possibilities". In addition to Shepard, offensive linemen D.J. Fluker (toe) and Justin Pugh (back), and linebackers B.J. Goodson (ankle) and Calvin Munson (quad) also missed practice. (more...)
Nick Fitzgerald injury: Mississippi State QB carted off during Egg Bowl Nick Fitzgerald injury: Mississippi State QB carted off during Egg Bowl
- November 24, 2017

The over/under total for the contest has been set at 65 points. Ole Miss , meanwhile, continues to play under a looming NCAA cloud, wondering who will lead their team after the Egg Bowl amid rumors of potential player transfers. First, QB Jordan Ta'amu hit WR AJ Brown for a 58-yard gain. Williams is not far behind with 944 rushing yards (85.8 ypg) and has tallied five rushing touchdowns. (more...)
Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski return to Patriots practice Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski return to Patriots practice
- November 24, 2017

Brady, tight end Rob Gronkowski, wide receiver Chris Hogan, safety Patrick Chung, offensive tackle Marcus Cannon and center David Andrews all were not spotted during the portion of practice that was open to the media. Slot receiver Danny Amendola (knee), defensive tackle Malcom Brown (ankle), cornerback Eric Rowe (groin) and special teams captain Matthew Slater (hamstring) were all limited again. (more...)
Chargers QB Philip Rivers makes history with 400-yard game vs. Cowboys Chargers QB Philip Rivers makes history with 400-yard game vs. Cowboys
- November 24, 2017

The Cowboys have now lost three straight, and Dak's numbers have been brutal in that stretch, tallying only 500 yards with no touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Smith has missed the last two games with a strained groin, with the Cowboys allowing a total of 12 sacks while he's been out. Philip Rivers , who threw for 416 yards and three touchdowns, led the Chargers on touchdown drives of 77, 92 and 75 yards. (more...)
How Liverpool saw off Barcelona to sign Naby Keita - RB Leipzig chief How Liverpool saw off Barcelona to sign Naby Keita - RB Leipzig chief
- November 24, 2017

They eventually agreed to pay an undisclosed premium on top of the player's £48m release clause in order to seal an agreement for next summer, with his arrival scheduled for 1 July 2018. And Oliver Mintzlaff revealed Barcelona were also interested in signing the Guinea worldwide - but showed less determination than Liverpool. Not with us! Liverpool wanted to meet with me countless times. (more...)
Canadian retail sales held back by declines in vehicles and clothing Canadian retail sales held back by declines in vehicles and clothing
- November 24, 2017

The result is also expected to keep the Bank of Canada firmly on hold with rate policy over worries about how households - carrying elevated levels of debt - respond to higher borrowing costs. After removing the effects of price changes, retail sales in volume terms fell 0.6 per cent. Prior to the release of the retail report, economists had expected third-quarter growth to track in the 1.5% to 2% range. (more...)
Manny Pacquiao Hints At 'Real Boxing Match' With Conor McGregor In 2018 Manny Pacquiao Hints At 'Real Boxing Match' With Conor McGregor In 2018
- November 24, 2017

Manny Pacquaio has hinted that he could be in line for a blockbuster fight against Conor McGregor next year. The Filipino star Pacquiao, meanwhile, is coming off a controversial decision loss to Jeff Horn in July. After cashing out with a cool $4 million for his last fight against Jessie Vargas, there's no doubt that a Pacquiao vs. McGregor event would be a huge money maker for not only the two men at the center of that fight, but also for Las Vegas in general, assuming that the match ... (more...)
Club not looking to sell top target of Liverpool and Arsenal Club not looking to sell top target of Liverpool and Arsenal
- November 24, 2017

Sead Kolasinac moved to north London in the summer from Schalke in a similar deal which the Gunners believe left them on good terms with the German club. 'Goretzka is a young player. Barcelona legend Xavi says Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka is good enough to play for "any team in the world" and has backed him to complete a switch to the Catalan club. (more...)
Liverpool sound out PSG over January deal Liverpool sound out PSG over January deal
- November 24, 2017

Arsenal's pursuit of long-term target Julian Draxler has been given a massive blow as Liverpool have made contact with Paris Saint-Germain over the German's availability. PSG signed him in a deal worth £35.5 million, with the forward signing a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Ligue 1 side. However, it is understood that Liverpool are wanting to bring the German worldwide on loan in January before they consider a permanent move next summer, something which could give them the edge on ... (more...)
With Welbeck back for Arsenal where does this leave Giroud? With Welbeck back for Arsenal where does this leave Giroud?
- November 23, 2017

Cologne are now bottom of the Bundesliga with two points from 12 games, while they also sit bottom of Europa League Group H. They have scored four goals in the league all season which, let's face it, isn't great. As far as the attack is concerned, Wilshere and Iwobi will probably start behind Danny Welbeck . "It is a big year for him but I want it to be a big year for him for Arsenal". (more...)
Robinho gets 9 yrs for gang rape (2) Robinho gets 9 yrs for gang rape (2)
- November 23, 2017

According to Italian wire service ANSA , the 33-year-old Brazilian, who now plays for Atletico Mineiro in his native country, was convicted, along with five others, of gang-raping a 22-year-old Albanian woman in a Milan nightclub in January 2013. (more...)
Playoff Rankings Preview: Don't Expect Much Intrigue This Week Playoff Rankings Preview: Don't Expect Much Intrigue This Week
- November 23, 2017

Alabama is No. 1, Clemson is No. 3, Oklahoma is No 4, Wisconsin is No. 5 and Auburn is No. 6. Miami's move comes after rallying to beat Virginia last Saturday. assuming it at least plays a competitive game against the Tigers. One of Auburn's losses is to Clemson . Similarly, the two other top-10 teams in control of their playoff destiny if they were to win out-Georgia and Ohio State-remain in position to do so. (more...)
Indian golfer Chawrasia leads in 1st round of Hong Kong Open Indian golfer Chawrasia leads in 1st round of Hong Kong Open
- November 23, 2017

Chawrasia ended the day in the outright lead after an impressive performance, racing out of the blocks with birdies at two of his first three holes after starting at the 11th, and the Indian star also birdied 16 and 18 to hit the top of the leaderboard. (more...)
Celtic fans angry over star's performance against PSG: Celtic fans angry over star's performance against PSG: "Awful", "Not good enough"
- November 23, 2017

Dembele opened the scoring for Celtic inside the opening 60 seconds, notching the only goal PSG have conceded in the group stage so far. Neymar scored the first two goals before Cavani's 150th for the club and a fourth from Kylian Mbappe effectively ended the game as a contest. (more...)
Ice-skating rink opens at Skyline Park Ice-skating rink opens at Skyline Park
- November 23, 2017

Bill Lawlor, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance at UNMC, says the $7 admission fee includes skate rental. Tag your photos with #knoxpeppermint and #christmasinthecity when you post them on social media. Fantasy of Lights - 6 to 9 p.m.; Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $5 per auto; ends December 31. - 10 p.m.; Mitchell's Sports Bar & Grill, 6179 W. Jefferson Blvd., 387-5063. (more...)
Super Eagles Drop In FIFA Ranking; Argentina Stay Put, South Africa Slip Super Eagles Drop In FIFA Ranking; Argentina Stay Put, South Africa Slip
- November 23, 2017

This puts Nigeria eighth on the continent, behind Senegal, Tunisia, Egypt, Congo DR, Morocco, Burkina Faso and African champions Cameroon. Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal stayed ahead of Lionel Messi's Argentina after the Albiceleste lost 4-2 to Nigeria in their latest friendly. (more...)
Linked Ralf Rangnick expected to extend RB Leipzig contract Linked Ralf Rangnick expected to extend RB Leipzig contract
- November 23, 2017

Though Silva was coy about Everton's approach, he has shown no inclination to resign - meaning it looks certain he will stay at Vicarage Road this season. Rangnick has not held a permanent first-team managerial position since he left Schalke in 2011, but was surprisingly touted as a potential new Blues boss in the summer of 2016 before Koeman took over from the sacked Roberto Martinez. (more...)